The sentinelese tribe of India most commonly found in Andaman islands are considered as the most vulnerable tribes among all the tribes of India . they mostly resides in north sen ital island of bay of Bengal . as compared to the other tribes they prefer no interactions with the outsiders or non – tribes because they think if somebody from outside or they themselves connect with outside world then there are chances of getting their aura and identity contaminated or they might feel danger for their lives from outside people.
talking about their physical appearance they are generally of short height maximum ranges to 5 foot 3 inch , because of geographical conditions they are dark in color with well aligned teeth. there are no signs of obese because their work labor. the government tries to protect their cultural heritage as it understands the importance of them in Indian culture. the reason behind their being hostile is that they had been vulnerable for a long period of time even from colonial times because of the less commercial attraction to the place as it does not have any pre- developed kingdoms or any other infrastructure so as to attract the outside world and the also reason behind tnheir less attraction is due to geographical location. then it arises a moral question to all the human civilization that if a community does not provide commercial attraction should it be forgotten or left alone?
The Govt. of India issued the Andaman and Nicobar Islands (Protection of Aboriginal Tribes) Regulation, 1956 to declare the traditional areas occupied by the tribes as reserves, and prohibited entry of all persons except those with authorization. Photographing or filming the tribe members is also an offence. The rules were amended later to enhance penalties. But restricted area permits were relaxed for some islands recently. now here also arises a big question that if they are being isolated by these regulations in the name of protection and conservation then how would they socialise with the society and will they achieve social, economic and political growth in the society as trhe developing civilization India should look up to the upliftment of these tribes and shall make some necessary amendments so that people and tribes both would communicate and socialize with each other. due to social isolation they are forced to get food and living from hunting, fishing, and wild plants and according to anthropological survey of India there is a decline in the population of this tribe.
but at the same time there exist the co-existence theory which signifies on the co-existence from both the sides beyond all the efforts made by the governments the tribe have made it clear that they do not want any contact to prove this there are many instances that have been recorded for example In 2006, two Indian fishermen, who had moored their boat near North Sentinel to sleep after poaching in the waters around the island,were killed when their boat broke loose and drifted onto the shore. Poachers are known to fish illegally in the waters around the island, catching turtles and diving for lobsters and sea cucumbers.
tn the conclusion we can say that after developing so much becoming a global family still there are parts where tribal groups like senitelese living in patches. now as humans it is our duty that if we have let them alone for such a longer period of time and now they had developed their own habitat of living we should not disturb them for any any kind of resource or any other purpose.